Job Description :
Position Senior Systems Engineer
Location: Detroit,MI
Duration: Long term contract position

Position Summary:
The individual in this position will act as a technical interface to GM to assist them in developing, integrating and troubleshooting their SDARS application software and hardware. This person will provide guidance on architecture development, software design, testing and troubleshooting. This person will advise developers on the use of SXM protocols, specifications, tools, and software offerings. This person will interface with the technical experts within SXM as needed for assistance or to report issues found. Responsible for the overall requirements, integration, test, and problem resolution of SXM audio and data services for GM automotive OEM programs. Work with GM lead engineer to develop GM specifications which reflect SXM requirements. Support ongoing GM SDARs production issues.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop architecture proposals to support Sirius XM (SXM) Satellite Module audio and data services within the OEM architecture framework.
Deploy architecture requirements to HMI and Tuner Suppliers. Ensure these requirements are balanced within the overall OEM architectural framework.
Resolve overall SXM system issues as they relate to feature execution. This includes interaction with other SXM subject matter experts where appropriate to quickly resolve issues.

Integrate overall SXM requirements into an OEM specification to support overall feature execution. This includes requirements written by the SXM Services Systems/Software Engineer.
Provide single point contact between OEM Tier 1 suppliers and OEM Lead Engineer to ensure program requirements are being met.
Support trade-off studies to optimize integration of SXM feature set.
Conduct Design Reviews as required for architecture, requirements and implementation.
Lead systems level Product Development Team with OEM, Suppliers, and required SXM personnel with the goal to resolve all program issues.
Meet regularly with the SXM Audio, SXM17 and Data Services engineers to ensure overall program requirements are being met.
Support bench and vehicle builds to ensure SXM performance is meeting specification. Resolve issues as appropriate.
Support vehicle ride activities as necessary.
Travel as necessary to support OEM engineering locations as well as the OEM supply base.
Depending on the need will travel to GM Vehicle Engineering Center 50 - 100% of the time.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
There are currently no supervisory responsibilities associated with this job.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering (or equivalent
Experience in Android or Linux OS preferred.
Knowledgeable in system level engineering concepts (architecture, flow down of requirements and interfaces
Familiar with current generation SXM deployment as a background skill set.
Minimum 7 years of experience in infotainment systems. MOST experience is a plus.
Minimum 2 years of experience with current generation SXM services.
Requirements and General Skills:
Proficient in writing requirements that are clear and concise.
Comfortable working with multiple suppliers and managing ongoing work relationships as an integrated team.
Good public speaking and presentation skills.
Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
Commitment to internal client and customer service principles.
Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.
Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:
Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
Knowledge of GM information and communication systems, as well as GM release process.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.